BBC: Dying too young: Maps show little has changed in 170 years

Dying too young: Maps show little has changed in 170 years

Healthcare in the UK has vastly improved since Victorian times, yet the geography of coronavirus deaths closely follows the pattern of poor health in the 19th Century. A succession of studies has found a link between Covid-19 and poverty, with the latest describing a “jaw-dropping” fall in life expectancy in Greater Manchester due to the pandemic.

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